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Word: tumid

Definition: (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous


Sentences Containing 'tumid'

The shell has up to 12 Whorls, 3 or 4 belonging to the protoconch, but these, which are a little tumid, are often broken off.
``So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters.''

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